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Bubble Gum and Braces

Artist Song Buy
Steve Martin  Dentist  buy on itunes
The Dead Milkmen  Spit Sink  buy on itunes
Murphy's Law  Cavity Creeps  buy on itunes
Death Cab for Cutie  Crooked Teeth  buy on itunes
Bobby Sherman  Bubble Gum and Braces  buy on itunes
Suzie and the Dentists  Do You Brush Your Teeth?  buy on itunes
Bow Wow Wow  I Want Candy  buy on itunes
Pela  Tenement Teeth  buy on itunes
"Weird Al" Yankovic  Cavity Search  buy on itunes
Pretty Ricky  Flossin' Forever  buy on itunes
Foxy Brown; Kelis  Candy  buy on itunes
Aqua  Lollipop (Candyman)  buy on itunes
Pete Miser  Toothbrush  buy on itunes
Chip Skylark  Shiny Teeth and Me  buy on itunes
Motion City Soundtrack  Perfect Teeth  buy on itunes
Presidents of the U.S.  Candy  buy on itunes
The Mountain Goats  Lion's Teeth  buy on itunes
The Never  Cavity  buy on itunes
Modest Mouse  Teeth Like God's Shoeshine  buy on itunes
Iron and Wine  Teeth in the Grass  buy on itunes
First Coat  Toothbrush  buy on itunes
Mississippi John Hurt  Candyman  buy on itunes
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!  The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth  buy on itunes
The Reverend Horton Heat  Where The Hell Did You Go With My Toothbrush  buy on itunes
Daniel Johnston  Since I Lost My Tooth  buy on itunes


This mix goes out to one of my best friends who's headed to dental school. Unfortunately I could only find two songs dealing directly with dentistry and probably not surprisingly they're both pretty satirical and not too flattering. Well, 3 after trying limewire, but the discovery was a strange-disjointed-techno-spanish song called dentista that unfortunately did not make the cut. I had to revise my plan a bit so now it's more of a story about the dangers of teeth neglect with the inclusion of songs about teeth and candy. Certainly one of the more challenging themes I've tried. There is definitely some bubble gum poppish stuff in here, but for me, it really is infectious in places. Thanks to Joey de Vivre for the Suzie and the Dentists' song.
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Date: 7/28/2007
But you have nothing by the Dentists,a fine English band from Kent.Otherwise a sterling job especially with Aqua,Death Cab and the Mountain Goats on the same mix.
Date: 7/28/2007
Thanks! I'll have to look into them (I haven't sent it out to her quite yet)
Sid Viscosity
Date: 7/28/2007
Terrific. Might I suggest #17 from this
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Date: 7/28/2007
Solid and VASTLY entertaining. Very cool, indeed.
joey de vivre
Date: 7/29/2007
Amazing! I wouldn't have thought this could be done at all, let alone so well. (& a timely reminder that I do have to check in with the dentist . . . )
Date: 7/29/2007
Wow, amazing effort. So much goodness here.
Date: 7/30/2007
I am astonished that anybody could compile this . . . .
Date: 7/30/2007
Thanks to Sid viscosity: I'll be switching First Coat's "Toothbrush" with Un Bunny's "Dental Hygienist" unless I can fit them all
Date: 7/30/2007
Great theme, great song listing -- hope your friend appreciates the effort! Oh, and there is a great Philly pop band called The Teeth should you happen to want to purchase them a "dental" themed c.d. in the future:
Date: 8/7/2007
Haha, very cool mix, excellent Mountain Goats and Mississippi John Hurt picks in particular. I was just going to recommend the Unbunny song to you, but I see this has already been covered.

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